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Jacobs Senior Environmental Scientist - Contaminated Land Assessment & Remediation in Melbourne, Australia

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Your Impact:

Clients trust Jacobs with their most complex environmental challenges and opportunities. We partner with federal, state and local government agencies, as well as leading corporate and private sector organisations to provide specialist expertise and advice on the planning, design, construction, operation and repurposing of places and infrastructure around the globe.

With a strong pipeline of work in Eastern Australia & New Zealand, we currently have an exciting opportunity in Melbourne for a Senior Environmental Scientist to join our Contaminated Land Assessment & Remediation team.

Our current and emerging projects span a variety of industry sectors including transport, water, resources, renewables, defence, manufacturing, power and energy. This solid pipeline of work provides our team with tremendous career opportunities, unique projects and a diversity of appealing work. Our integrated service offering which extends across a wide range of environmental disciplines as well as other technical and engineering streams, offers our people an enormous scope for personal and professional growth.

As a Senior Environmental Scientist / Engineer in the Contaminated Land Assessment and Remediation Section, you will take an active role in leading the delivery of projects. This will include technical guidance for more junior staff in supporting the successful execution of field sampling programs and contamination assessment report writing. You will seek to provide mentoring to more junior staff in relation to the broad skills required of a consultant, both technical and softer skills. You will take an active role in business development, responsible for building client relationships that secure repeat work and new work that supports your own personal pipeline as well as that of others in the team.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

This role will be based in the Melbourne office, supporting Victorian and ANZ wide projects. More specifically, this role will include the following tasks that will be performed with support from other members of the team as appropriate:

• Planning and execution of moderately complex projects. You will provide technical guidance to support others on such projects. You may also perform project management and client-facing roles where appropriate. You will be supported by senior technical and project delivery leaders and you will support more junior members of the team.

• You will have good knowledge of the regulatory framework and technical elements of the contaminated land sector within your State or Territory, and a familiarity with the corresponding elements in other regions.

• You will lead simple and moderately complex pursuits as appropriate and provide support as a bid team member for the pursuit of more complex opportunities.

• You will collaborate with other Sections to help deliver successful project outcomes for our clients and you will support the broader section by providing informal leadership.

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From our inclusive employee networks, to our positive mental health champions – we’re committed to driving a culture of caring where you can be you. With safety and flexibility always top of mind, we’ve gone beyond traditional ways of working so you have the support, means and space to maximise your potential. You’ll uncover flexible working arrangements, benefits and opportunities to do good too – from participating in our global giving and volunteering program, to exploring new and inventive ways to help our clients make the world a better place. No matter what drives you, you’ll discover how you can cultivate, nurture and achieve your goals – all at a single global company.

We aim to embed inclusion and diversity in everything we do. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative. We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. This is reflected in our wide range of Global Employee Networks centred on inclusion and diversity – ACE, Careers, Enlace, Harambee, OneWorld, Prism, Vetnet, and Women’s Network – find out more about our employee networks here (https://www.jacobs.com/about/inclusion-and-diversity) .

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply. First Nations peoples are strongly encouraged to apply. Jacobs aims to provide cultural safety at our interviews and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are invited to nominate for a cultural representative to participate on the interview panel, please let your recruiter know in your application.

Please note If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs.

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